July 18

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. TRUMP WALKS BACK POSITION ON US INTELLIGENCE The U.S. president contends his summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin was a “great success” and backs off earlier remarks undermining U.S. intelligence agencies. 2. TRUMP TAKES ‘AMERICA FIRST’ TO UNSEEN LEVELS The president’s tumultuous trip across Europe, historians say, smashed the conventions of American leaders on […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 18

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 18

NO CHARGE FOR MAN WHO DROVE BODY TO LAWYER’S OFFICE The grand jury decided Monday it would not charge 54-year-old John Marshall in the March 2015 death of 65-year-old Theodore Hubbell Jr. Marshall said he acted in self-defense, and jurors found there was insufficient evidence to rebut that. FEC SUES EX-REP. DAVID RIVERA OVER 2012 […]

Midway Fire debuts new boat

Midway Fire debuts new boat

Midway Fire District crews respond to calls in East Bay and the Santa Rosa Sound, and firefighters July 18 debuted their newest water rescue asset, a 19-foot Boston Whaler. Midway personnel launched the boat from the county ramp on Navarre Beach, and then tested it in the Santa Rosa Sound. Read more in the July […]

Nighttime lane closures near Hurlburt Field

Nighttime lane closures near Hurlburt Field

The Florida Department of Transportation reported July 14 that the inside lanes of U.S. 98 east and westbound, between Cody Avenue and the Hurlburt Field runway, will be closed between 7 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. through Friday, July 18. The closures will allow crews to place temporary asphalt pavement and striping. All planned construction activities are […]